Types of Materials to be used in Furniture Manufacturing

Furniture ManufacturingThinking of furniture the common perception that comes in our minds is ‘made-of-wood’. Undoubtedly, mostly furniture inside a house is made up of different types of wood either in pure form or in mixed formed. Usually, high quality wooden furniture is made up of pure hardwood. While selecting furniture for a luxury house in Pakistan, you don’t need to limit yourself just to wood, there are various other materials which have their own uses because wood is not suitable everywhere as in some outdoor areas such as lawns and outdoor living space, because it gets amended or damaged if exposed directly to sunlight or rain for a longer time period.

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Wood is used everywhere and it is perhaps the oldest type of material to be used as furniture. For its look, versatility, variety of forms and features, it is being used in making every kind of furniture from bed to chairs, tables, windows, benches, iron stands and much more. Even these days, using wooden floor is a common trend.

Plastic Furniture

Plastic furniture comes in the category of lower type of furniture for its quality, low weight and features. Therefore, it is hardly being used inside of a house, rather it is used in an outdoor living space or lawn where you spend your morning time or evening time. However, these are not recommended for long sitting. Although, these are easy to clean and can be washed but their color gets faded in a shorter time span and this is what you cannot repair or refresh.


Being a 100 percent natural material, it has also been used in furniture making for centuries. Prices of cane furniture differ with respect to its type, design and quality. However, it can be decorated and amended into different shapes to design highly appealing furniture.

Mild Steel

Mild steel is the most popular type of metal furniture and is economical to purchase. Its price vary but maximum price can be even in the range of a layman. For instance, a dining table with powder coating may cost up to rupees 5000.


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